Thanathip & Partners Legal Counsellors Limited (“Thanathip & Partners”, “we”, “our”, or “us”) is committed to protect your privacy.
This privacy notice describes manners which we collect, store, use and disclose personal data in relation to (i) the provision of our legal and related services in the course of our business, including our newsletters, news services, insights, updates and/or marketing activities; (ii) the use of our website; and (iii) our recruitment activities.
Thanathip & Partners is a highly specialised law firm that advises leading companies, commercial banks, financial institutions, and private equity firms as well as off-shore funds. We provide full services in the areas of M&A, corporate finance, capital markets, foreign direct investment, banking and finance, securities and corporate laws through our first class corporate and finance team who has extensive experience in managing client relationship and cross-border transactions.
We may collect and process different types of personal data in the course of our business as further detailed below. In any case, we do not collect or process any sensitive personal data (e.g. your race, ethnicity, religion, political opinion, health, biometrics, genetic or criminal convictions and offences) without your explicit consent or unless we are able to do so under applicable laws.
We may collect your personal data from various means, including the followings:
In the event that you provide personal data about someone else, you are responsible for ensuring that you are authorised to share such information with us and we can collect, store, use and disclose personal data without taking any further steps for the purposes stated herein.
In processing your personal data, we rely on more than one legal basis depending on the specific purpose and circumstances for which we are using your personal data as described below:
Conducting background and conflict checks
Entering into and/or performing contract
Carrying out our legal and other relevant services
Managing and collecting payment and fees
Providing you with our newsletters, news services, insights, updates, and invitations to seminar and event
Promoting our legal services, establishing and maintaining relationship with our clients and other business contacts
Preventing fraud and crime and complying with our legal obligations in accordance with the applicable laws
Establishment or defense of legal claims
Maintaining security and managing access to our offices, systems and our website including keeping security via surveillance cameras (CCTV)
Conducting data analytics on how you interact with our website
Monitoring and improving the performance of our servers, as well as administering our website
maintaining and improving security of systems and website
Notifying you of changes in our privacy notice
Processing your application and administering recruitment process
Conducting criminal record check
Arranging for interview
Making employment decision
Maintaining security and managing access to our office and systems, including keeping security of the work premises via surveillance cameras (CCTV).
Where consent is relied upon as a legal basis and you fail to provide us with necessary consent required for our processing of your personal data for the specific purposes listed above, depending on the nature and scope of requested consent, we may not be able to provide you with the services for which the personal data subject to the consent is related to nor assess your qualifications against the position for which you have applied for.
We may share your personal data with certain categories of third parties including the following:
We will retain your personal data for as long as it is necessary for the purpose of processing, and complying with our legal and regulatory obligations, as well as our and your legal rights and obligations.
We will carefully consider the amount, nature and sensitivity of your personal data, the purpose of processing and whether there are alternative measures as well as the potential risk from unauthorised use and disclosure in order to determine the appropriate retention period for personal data. Subsequently, certain information may continue to be stored in an aggregated and anonymised format in which case we may use this information without further notice to you.
In respect of our recruitment activities, we will retain personal data of unsuccessful candidates for a maximum period of three years after the end of the relevant recruitment process for our future consideration. If you are a successful candidate, your personal data will be retained for the duration of your employment and for a period afterwards pursuant to our separate internal privacy notice that applies to our current and former employees.
Under certain circumstances and subject to certain exemptions under applicable data protection laws, you are entitled to the following rights:
Right to access – to request access to and obtain a copy of your personal data, or to request the disclosure of the acquisition of your personal data;
Right to data portability – where we have carried out the processing by automated means, to receive a copy of your personal data in the format which is readable or commonly used by ways of automatic tools or equipment, and can be used or disclosed by automated means;
Right to object – to object any processing of your personal data by us based on our legitimate interests, unless (i) we can demonstrate an overriding legitimate ground; or (ii) the processing is for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims. In any case, you may at any time object to our processing of data for direct marketing purposes;
Right to be forgotten – to request us to delete or anonymise your personal data where (i) the personal data is no longer necessary for the processing purposes; (ii) you withdraw the consent given to us and we do not have other legal ground for processing; (iii) you object the processing of your personal data by us based on our legitimate interests and we do not have an overriding legitimate ground for the processing; and (iv) your personal data is unlawfully processed;
Right to restrict processing – you have the right to restrict our processing of your personal data where (i) you believe such data to be inaccurate; (ii) our processing is unlawful but you want us to retain such data; and (iii) the personal data is no longer necessary for the processing purposes but you want us to retain such personal data for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims and (iv) you have objected to the processing of your personal data based on our legitimate interest and we are considering the request;
Right to rectificatio – to request us to correct or update any inaccuracy of your personal data;
Right to withdraw consent – where you have provided us with your consent to process your personal data, to withdraw your consent at any time; and
Right to lodge a complaint – to lodge a complaint to relevant authority in case that we process your personal data unlawfully or not in compliance with applicable laws.
To exercise any rights that you have under applicable laws, please contact us using the contact details below. However, please note that we may refuse to comply with in certain circumstances where an exception exists under applicable laws and regulations regarding personal data protection.
In case you have any question with regard to this privacy notice, please contact us at our contact details below: